Qualifier, Aljaz Bedene continued his dream run in the Chennai Open by knocking out fifth seed, Guillermo Garcia Lopez ,to enter the semifinals. The Slovenian has turned out to be a 'giant slayer', after defeating fifth seed, Garcia Lopez in the quarterfinals. He earlier ousted another Spaniard and tournament second seed, Feliciano Lopez to cause the first big upset of the tournament. Bedene had to come back from behind, to earn his sweet victory over the fifth seeded Spaniard. Bedene defeated Garcia Lopez 2-6 6-3 6-2 in a high intensity clash to book his semifinal berth. Meanwhile, Stanislas Wawrinka(No.1), Roberto Bautista Agut(No.3) and David Goffin(No.4) also booked their semifinal berths with straight set victories over their opponents.